Publication day is a week away and instead of putting my feet up and reflecting on all the good work I’ve done to get to this point, I spent the day doing the equivalent of a household spring clean. I searched my emails for copies of my contracts and put them in a Writing file,Continue reading “One week to go”
The Book Length Project Group on how to avoid becoming overcooked and bland.
I am delighted to announce that Renelle Richards and Mark Forytarz from Spark Plug Films have optioned the film and television rights to The River Mouth.
Rockmelons are juicy and delicious. Good rockmelons are heavy for their size, firm, and on the yellowish side of green. They contain lots of water (90%), Vitamin A, C, and potassium. I didn’t much like them as a kid (I preferred watermelon) but apparently I’m on my own there. Pages 203-252 of my old WhatContinue reading “34 weeks”
Thank you Ara Jansen and seesaw magazine for the opportunity. https://www.seesawmag.com.au/2021/08/thrills-in-the-hands-of-women
This month in the Book Length Project Group we talked about information dumping. How do you get information to your readers without becoming a bore?
At six months, a fetus is the length of a spring onion and might be giving mum reflux. Book babies don’t do that.
What is head hopping and why is it bad? Some thoughts from the Book Length Project Group.
You know depth in writing is a good thing to have. But what is it, why is it important, and how do you make it happen? Here are some thoughts from the Book Length Project Group.
The list of What You May Be Feeling in my dog-eared pregnancy bible, What To Expect When You’re Expecting, is getting longer. Happily, morning sickness is over, but I’m still tired and getting hungry. A four month old fetus is the size of an avocado, which I used to serve mashed to my own babies.Continue reading “Sixteen Weeks”